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Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:49 AM MDT on March 22, 2017

Expires 1:49 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


The Flood Warning continues for
the Portneuf River at Pocatello.
* At 11:31 am Wednesday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 10.2 feet by
early Sunday morning. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* Impact... at 10.0 feet... significant flooding of agricultual land
will occur from the Inkom and Blackrock area. Lowland flooding will
occur along sections of the river in Pocatello from portnuef gap to
the Cheyenne Avenue bridge and downstream of the Concrete channel
beginning at Sacajawea Park.




Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 1:55 PM MDT on March 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Idaho, eastern Idaho, south central Idaho,
and southeast Idaho, including the following areas, in central
Idaho, big and little Wood River region, Lost
River/pahsimeroi, and Sawtooth Mountains. In eastern Idaho,
upper snake Highlands. In south central Idaho, eastern Magic
Valley. In southeast Idaho, Cache Valley/Idaho portion,
Caribou Highlands, south Central Highlands, and Wasatch
mountains/Idaho portion.

* Through Thursday morning

* excessive snowmelt, mainly below 7000 feet.

* Warm temperatures and periods of precipitation will continue
over areas where significant snow pack remains. Rapid snowmelt
is possible in these areas which could create significant low
land flooding. Water over roads and flooding near homes is
possible. Areas near creeks and streams may be especially
vulnerable to runoff flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




1224 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
central Bannock County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 1215 PM MDT Thursday

* at 1215 PM MDT, emergency management reported minor flooding due
to snowmelt continues in the vicinity of Red Rock Pass and Downata
Hot Springs, and along Marsh Creek south of Inkom. Rapid creek
east of Inkom is also exceeding its banks and has threatened
several homes. With warm temperatures and rain in the forecast,
minor flooding along creeks and streams and across fields and low
lying areas is expected to continue and may increase over the next
several days.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
McCammon, Inkom, Downey, Arimo and Virginia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 4251 11212 4237 11204 4234 11214 4238 11222
      4251 11226 4265 11227 4278 11228 4282 11226
      4287 11222 4282 11216 4277 11219


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1206 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
west central Caribou County in southeastern Idaho...
eastern Bannock County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 1215 PM MDT Thursday

* at 1202 PM MDT, emergency management reported high water levels
and minor flooding continue in the area from Chesterfield to
pebble. At this time, roads and homes are not affected. However,
with warm temperatures and rain in the forecast, minor flooding
along creeks and streams and in fields and low lying areas will
remain possible.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Chesterfield Reservoir and Chesterfield.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 4286 11184 4279 11181 4273 11194 4274 11198
      4269 11200 4269 11204 4274 11203 4286 11199
      4289 11200 4291 11195 4289 11191 4288 11186


Ksmith/dmh


1159 am MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Caribou County in southeastern Idaho...

* until noon MDT Thursday

* at 1152 am MDT, emergency management reported minor flooding of
fields and low lying areas continues along the Highway 34 corridor
from Henry and Blackfoot resevoir, eastward through Wayan and the
south end of Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge, to Freedom and
the Idaho Wyoming border. So far, water remains below roadways.
With warm temperatures and rain in the forecast, minor flooding
along creeks and streams and across fields and low lying areas is
likely to continue.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wayan, Blackfoot Reservoir and Henry.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 4301 11105 4292 11105 4292 11141 4287 11156
      4301 11157


Ksmith/dmh



Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 1:55 PM MDT on March 22, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... Flood Watch remains in effect through Thursday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Idaho, eastern Idaho, south central Idaho,
and southeast Idaho, including the following areas, in central
Idaho, big and little Wood River region, Lost
River/pahsimeroi, and Sawtooth Mountains. In eastern Idaho,
upper snake Highlands. In south central Idaho, eastern Magic
Valley. In southeast Idaho, Cache Valley/Idaho portion,
Caribou Highlands, south Central Highlands, and Wasatch
mountains/Idaho portion.

* Through Thursday morning

* excessive snowmelt, mainly below 7000 feet.

* Warm temperatures and periods of precipitation will continue
over areas where significant snow pack remains. Rapid snowmelt
is possible in these areas which could create significant low
land flooding. Water over roads and flooding near homes is
possible. Areas near creeks and streams may be especially
vulnerable to runoff flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.




1224 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has issued a

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
central Bannock County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 1215 PM MDT Thursday

* at 1215 PM MDT, emergency management reported minor flooding due
to snowmelt continues in the vicinity of Red Rock Pass and Downata
Hot Springs, and along Marsh Creek south of Inkom. Rapid creek
east of Inkom is also exceeding its banks and has threatened
several homes. With warm temperatures and rain in the forecast,
minor flooding along creeks and streams and across fields and low
lying areas is expected to continue and may increase over the next
several days.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
McCammon, Inkom, Downey, Arimo and Virginia.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 4251 11212 4237 11204 4234 11214 4238 11222
      4251 11226 4265 11227 4278 11228 4282 11226
      4287 11222 4282 11216 4277 11219


Ksmith/dmh


1206 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
west central Caribou County in southeastern Idaho...
eastern Bannock County in southeastern Idaho...

* until 1215 PM MDT Thursday

* at 1202 PM MDT, emergency management reported high water levels
and minor flooding continue in the area from Chesterfield to
pebble. At this time, roads and homes are not affected. However,
with warm temperatures and rain in the forecast, minor flooding
along creeks and streams and in fields and low lying areas will
remain possible.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Chesterfield Reservoir and Chesterfield.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 4286 11184 4279 11181 4273 11194 4274 11198
      4269 11200 4269 11204 4274 11203 4286 11199
      4289 11200 4291 11195 4289 11191 4288 11186


Ksmith/dmh


1159 am MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Pocatello has extended the

* flood advisory for...
snowmelt in...
northeastern Caribou County in southeastern Idaho...

* until noon MDT Thursday

* at 1152 am MDT, emergency management reported minor flooding of
fields and low lying areas continues along the Highway 34 corridor
from Henry and Blackfoot resevoir, eastward through Wayan and the
south end of Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge, to Freedom and
the Idaho Wyoming border. So far, water remains below roadways.
With warm temperatures and rain in the forecast, minor flooding
along creeks and streams and across fields and low lying areas is
likely to continue.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Wayan, Blackfoot Reservoir and Henry.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Keep children away from storm drains, culverts, creeks and streams.
Water levels can rise rapidly and sweep children away.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.


Lat... Lon 4301 11105 4292 11105 4292 11141 4287 11156
      4301 11157


Ksmith/dmh



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